Special Events Recordings




Virtual Tours



Revisiting Washington's Black History Recordings

Presented in Partnership with the DC History Center.

January 5, 2021
The Quander Family, Nearly 300 Years in America
Lecture by Rohulamin Quander, retired Senior Administrative Judge for DC and Founder, Quander Historical Society

January 12, 2021
Washington’s Role in American Music
Conversation with Maurice Jackson, Associate Professor, Georgetown University, and Davey Yarborough, Chairman and Artistic Director, Washington Jazz Arts Institute, plus introduction and kibitzing by Milton Coleman, retired Senior Editor, The Washington Post, and DC music aficionado.    

January 19, 2021
Howard University--Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ Alma Mater
Lecture by Michael Winston, PhD, former Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Howard University, with introduction by Carole Watson, retired Acting Chair, National Endowment for the Humanities

January 26, 2021
Covenants, Redlining and Segregation
Presentation by Mara Cherkasky, Co-director, Mapping Segregation in Washington DC, followed by panel with Edward Hayes JD, President Emeritus, Chevy Chase Citizens  Association and former Chair, So Others Might Eat; James Jones, JD, MD, former Director, DC Youth Opportunity Services; and James Pittman, Dunbar Alumni Federation and Founder, Historic Kappa House Restoration Foundation; moderated by Colbert King, columnist, The Washington Post.

Here are links to information that was shared during the session: